Iowa contains four schools that offer diagnostic medical sonography programs. University of Iowa, the highest-ranking diagnostic medical sonography school in IA, has a total student population of 28,987 and is the 782nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 diagnostic medical sonography schools in Iowa, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mercy College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($16,028/yr), with Eastern Iowa Community College District as the lowest recorded at only $8,427/yr.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Iowa schools who go on to become diagnostic medical sonographers, sonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640.
Also, within the diagnostic medical sonography schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from diagnostic medical sonography, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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